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Northwest Missouri State University

Applying for Initial Professional Certificate (IPC) for Administration - Missouri

The State of Missouri has an on-line application system. You will be able to access your certificate electronically and print your own certificate. If you would like more detailed information, you may request this at or

You may complete your profile and application by choosing “DESE Web Applications” at the DESE Homepage or at DESE Educator Certification. As you complete your on‑line profile and application, you will take the following steps: